CVE-2015-7223

MEDIUM
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Description

The WebExtension APIs in Mozilla Firefox before 43.0 allow remote attackers to gain privileges, and possibly obtain sensitive information or conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, via a crafted web site.

References

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/174083.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/174253.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00104.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00007.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00008.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2015/mfsa2015-148.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79280

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034426

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2833-1

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1226423

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-10

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-12-16

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (11 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
89295Fedora 22 : firefox-43.0-1.fc22 (2015-7ab3d3afcf)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
89241Fedora 23 : firefox-43.0-1.fc23 (2015-51b1105902)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
88550openSUSE Security Update : SeaMonkey (openSUSE-2016-129) (SLOTH)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
88547openSUSE Security Update : seamonkey (openSUSE-2016-126) (SLOTH)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
9058Mozilla Firefox < 43.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
critical
87710GLSA-201512-10 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (Bar Mitzvah) (Logjam)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
87620openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-2015-942)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
87476Firefox < 43 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical
87474Firefox < 43 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
87406Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-2833-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
87385FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (2c2d1c39-1396-459a-91f5-ca03ee7c64c6)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical